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SubjectRe: GGI Project Unhappy On Linux
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Jes Degn Soerensen <jds@kom.auc.dk> writes:

> >>>>> "Andrej" == Andrej Presern <andrejp@luz.fe.uni-lj.si> writes:
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> Andrej> Alan Cox wrote:
> >> Its just these funny intel boxes that need moving to some kind of
> >> fbcon/kgi combo. fbcon does all the framebuffer, kgi has the
> >> loadable pc style drivers and some work on acceleration that is
> >> going to go somewhere good whatever shape it ends up in. The
> >> combination of the lot once figured will be real nice for everyone

> Andrej> Can best parts of KGI and fbcon be merged? How much work would
> Andrej> that propose to both sides?

> Yes and I do not even think it will be too hard to do.

> The KGI guys have a lot of nice drivers for various PC chipsets, we
> have the glue code to bind it to the console and let it work with both
> VGA-style text consoles and framebuffer consoles which are needed on
> some architectures. fbcon[1] may need some changes, but the concept is
> quite flexible and I belive we can be made to work in a way that will
> suit all of us.

framebuffer consoles would also be nice for those of us who have fixed
frequency monitors on their PC's.


Steve
dunham@cps.msu.edu

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